This project has given the authorization from one of the main original authors to be published in an open source repository. So, here we go.
---------------Original description--------------Taken from pear http://pear.php.net/package/File_DICOM
File_DICOM allows reading and modifying of DICOM files.
DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, and is a standard for creating, storing and transferring digital images (X-rays, tomography) and related information used in medicine.
This package in particular does not support the exchange/transfer of DICOM data, nor any network related functionality.
More information on the DICOM standard can be found at: http://medical.nema.org/
Please be aware that any use of the information produced by this package for diagnosing purposes is strongly discouraged by the author.
See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html for more information.
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